Dr Art Sloan


After a Master of Science in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems at the London School of Economics (1989), Art worked in aerospace systems and new projects in science and commerce - mainly related to database system analysis. Began lecturing in 1994 at the National College of Industrial Relations and University College Dublin. Joined DIT in 1999 as a member of the Computer Science Department - now the School of Computer Science. Competed a PhD in 2015 while working in the School of Computer Science.

Techniques in tertiary education, computer science education, qualitative methodologies

Experiences of Computer Science Curriculum Design: A Phenomenological Study
Sloan, A. & Bowe, B. Interchange (2015) 46: 121. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10780-015-9231-0

Phenomenology and hermeneutic phenomenology: the philosophy, the methodologies, and using hermeneutic phenomenology to investigate lecturers’ experiences of curriculum design

Sloan, A. & Bowe, B. Qual Quant (2014) 48: 1291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-013-9835-3

Continuously working on computer science research and aspects of the Disabilities Service that are of academic interest.

Interests include motorcycling, classic vehicles - cars, motorcycles and aircraft, paragliding, classical literature and modern history

  • Tel +353-1-402-4994
  • Room K 113A
  • Email art.sloan@dit.ie
  • Teaching Areas

    Information Systems for Organisations (Business, Government)
    History of Computing
    Computer Architecture
    Human Computer Interface (Graphics, Ergonomics, Psychology)